Oct 19th 2020 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider

Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) is requesting state funding in the next biennium with a focus on applied sciences and technology capital projects. In its Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) filed on October 12 with the Legislative Budget Board, SFA is seeking funding for three exceptional items that would help the university expand its technology […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
Ohio State power facility rendering

Ohio – Plans for a $278 million on-campus combined heat and power (CHP) plant at The Ohio State University gained approval from the Ohio Power Siting Board. The proposed site for the CHP facility is at John Herrick Drive and Vernon Tharp Street. It will produce thermal energy powered by natural gas while introducing electricity generation […]

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Jul 10th 2020 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider
Architectural rendering of downtown UTSA campus

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) announced on July 6 that it will launch a feasibility study for a research and innovation park. Aided by a $350,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, UTSA will study the potential benefits of creating an innovation and research park that will utilize the university’s research programs and […]

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Jul 10th 2020 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
Project map for proposed Prairieville High School

Louisiana – Ascension Public Schools will host a series of public meetings to provide information on its upcoming $140 million bond election on August 15. If approved, the district would build a new $79.55 million high school in Prairieville to help it maintain optimal enrollment size for all high schools. A $27 million makeover of East […]

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Jun 5th 2020 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider
Goose Creek CISD's Stallworth Stadium

Goose Creek CISD (GCISD) is planning to open solicitations in 10 to 12 months on two projects that are part of the second phase of its $335 million 2019 bond program. The district is planning a 25,000-square-foot fieldhouse for its existing Stallworth Stadium. The fieldhouse will feature home and visitor locker rooms, training and dressing […]

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May 29th 2020 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
Lane Community College Health and Wellness Center

Oregon – Voters approved several capital projects in the $121.5 million bond referendum held by Lane Community College (LCC) on May 19, according to unofficial state results. Passage will authorize the college to direct $77 million to local workforce career investments that include: Re-establishing a workforce development center; Constructing a new building to house the college’s […]

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May 22nd 2020 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider
Rendering of Aledo Elementary School No. 6

Aledo ISD (AISD) is preparing solicitations for several school construction projects approved in the district’s November 2019 bond election. Design of the district’s sixth elementary school at $35.85 million is anticipated for completion in July, with bidding for subcontracts set to open in August. Construction will begin in September with the 1,200-student capacity school ready […]

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May 15th 2020 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider
Rendering of Bush Combat Development Complex

The Texas A&M University board of regents approved $79.35 million to advance three projects at the George H. W. Bush Combat Development Complex at the university’s RELLIS campus in Bryan. At its May 14 meeting, the board voted to amend the university’s capital plan to add the $25 million Ballistic Aero-Optics and Materials (BAM) Facility […]

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Mar 27th 2020 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider

The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) has extended the deadline for its request for qualifications (RFQ) for a construction manager at risk (CMR) to April 14 to build a new $70 million arts and performance complex and $35 million parking structure. RFQ guidelines outline a 110,000 square foot arts and performance complex that will […]

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Mar 20th 2020 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider

Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) trustees recently approved a resolution for the district to become “Dallas College” upon final approval in June. DCCCD’s application is scheduled to go before the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) in June. Once its single accreditation application is approved, the Dallas County Community College […]

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Mar 20th 2020 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline

Wisconsin – Madison’s four main high schools – East, La Follette, Memorial, and West – are in need of repairs and renovations, and a new proposal aims to split $280 million evenly between the four schools. At its March 23 meeting, the school board will vote on which questions to put on the ballot for this […]

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Jan 31st 2020 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – Gov. JB Pritzker released $10.5 million for planning and design of a new health sciences building at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE). The total cost of the project is estimated to be $105 million. The project calls for building a state-of-the-art health sciences building that will allow students and professors to learn together across […]

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Dec 20th 2019 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has released more details about its plans to build an estimated $90 million National Security Collaboration Center (NSCC) and School of Data Science (SDS). The project will provide a large collaborative environment between UTSA students, faculty, and researchers with federal, industry, and private partners for the purpose […]

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Oct 4th 2019 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline

Nebraska – The University of Nebraska is getting a new athletic complex near its Memorial Stadium. The 350,000-square foot complex is estimated to cost $155 million and will serve the football program as well as student-athletes in all sports. Construction will begin in summer 2020 and finish in May or June of 2022. The three-story building […]

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May 14th 2019 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rendering for Aggie Square

California- The University of California (UC) and city of Sacramento have approved a preliminary design for Aggie Square, a new innovation hub to be built on the university’s Sacramento campus. The preliminary design is a necessary part of Aggie Square’s next step – issuing a request for qualifications (RFQ) to developers sometime in June. A request […]

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Apr 5th 2019 | Posted in Education by Taylor Perk

Michigan– Renovations on Western Michigan University’s Dunbar Hall is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2020. An evaluation of the building was conducted a few years ago and concluded that the building’s systems were past its life expectancy and that the building was no longer configured in a way that accommodates instruction today or […]

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Mar 29th 2019 | Posted in Education, Vertical by Texas Government Insider

Texas A&M-San Antonio has hired a construction manager to assist with its Academic and Administration Building project. A request for proposals will be released April 3 to subcontractors and suppliers. The project entails construction of a 58,000-square-foot, mission-style brick and stone facade building. In addition to providing office space for administration staff, the building will […]

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Mar 28th 2018 | Posted in Education by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

North Carolina– Last week, the board of trustees at Appalachian State University heard updates from Chancellor Sheri Everts on the school’s five-year strategic goals. Discussions are underway regarding how to use the former Watauga High School property, which Appalachian now owns. Options discussed include student residence halls, a day care facility, student recreation fields and […]

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Mar 7th 2018 | Posted in Education by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

Ohio– Students and staff at Kent State University were given a glimpse into the new University Master Plan. The 10-year plan is divided into three phases to ensure projects are completed on time and is estimated to cost $1.2 billion. The master plan includes a $72 million plan for a new College of Business Administration […]

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Mar 7th 2018 | Posted in Education by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

Iowa– On April 3, residents of the Ames Community School District will be asked to vote on a bond referendum regarding whether $110 million in general obligation bonds should be issued to build a new high school and add additional classrooms at Edwards, Mitchell and Meeker elementary schools. If the bond referendum passes, the expansion […]

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Oct 11th 2017 | Posted in Education by Kristin Gordon

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in fall 2017, about 50.7 million students attended public elementary and secondary schools in the United States. Of these, 35.6 million are in prekindergarten through eighth grade and 15.1 million will be in grades 9 through 12. An additional 5.2 million students were expected to attend private […]

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Jun 23rd 2017 | Posted in Education by Kristin Gordon

It took 140 days to decide how much funding and flexibility two-and-four-year educational institutions would receive. Higher education had a chilly reception at the beginning of the 85th Legislative Session when three bills were proposed that would have frozen all tuition and fees until 2022, repealed the tuition set-aside program and required schools to reach […]

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